Factfile: What is Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD)?

Factfile: What is Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD)?

 

BABY MINDER – IPD is a serious illness caused by bacteria (called Streptococcus pneumoniae) that enters the body and can cause disease if they spread to the blood (blood poisoning), brain (meningitis) or lungs (some severe forms of pneumonia).

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